November 4, 2015

Law Revises Due Dates for 2016 Returns

The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 changed due dates for some 2016 federal business returns (the ones you’ll file in […]
October 14, 2015

Items From Your 2014 Tax Return Can Affect 2015 Planning

As year-end approaches, remember to check your 2014 federal income tax return for items that can affect your 2015 planning. Here are three to look for. […]
October 7, 2015

Avoid Underpayment Penalties

Check the total taxes you’ve already paid in for the year through withholding from your wages and/or quarterly estimated payments. Are you underpaid? Consider adjusting your […]
September 30, 2015

Back to School? Check this Tax Credit

If you or a member of your family is off to college this fall, you may be eligible for the American Opportunity Tax Credit. Eligible students […]
September 9, 2015

Tax Tip: Tax-Free Gifts

If you are in a position to give, making annual gifts can be an excellent strategy for reducing both your estate and income tax liability. Doing […]
August 26, 2015

Are Itemized Deductions Worth The Effort?

Knowing the difference between the standard and itemized deduction might save you a lot of time and trouble, and some taxes to boot. The IRS gives […]
August 19, 2015

IRA Change Could Be Tax-Smart

Did you convert all or part of a retirement account to a Roth during 2014? And do you now wish you hadn’t? Here’s some good news: […]
August 5, 2015

UIA Announces Good News Regarding Taxable Wage Base

Beginning with the third quarter 2015 filing, Michigan’s Taxable Wage Base will lower from $9,500 to $9,000.  Because of this lower base, most non-delinquent contributing employers […]
July 29, 2015

IRS Publishes Help for ID Theft

The IRS website contains useful information on how to avoid becoming a victim of identity theft, plus steps to take if you do become a victim. […]